TAUNTON, uk, June eleven, 2019 (AFP) - Sarfaraz Ahmed insists Pakistan fans won t boo shamed Australia big name Steven Smith at some stage in their global Cup match in Taunton on Wednesday.

Pakistan fanatics are predicted to make up a big bite of the gang in the west u . S .

. And there are fears they may observe the example of the India supporters who jeered Smith on the Oval on Sunday.

however Pakistan captain Sarfaraz says his compatriots will no longer lodge to such methods.

"I don t suppose Pakistani people will try this," Sarfaraz instructed newshounds on Tuesday.

"Pakistani people love cricket, they love to assist and they love the players."

A huge variety of Indian enthusiasts chanted "cheater" at Smith, who back in motion following a yr-lengthy ball for his role inside the ball-tampering scandal that rocked Australia throughout their excursion of South Africa in 2018.

India captain Virat Kohli gestured if you want to quiet the group and later apologised to Smith.

meanwhile, Sarfaraz vowed Pakistan will positioned their 5-zero whitewash by means of Australia in March at the back of them.

"I assume that issue is long past, it s beyond," stated Sarfaraz of the series wherein he and 6 different top gamers had been rested by Pakistan.

"We re not thinking about that. Without a doubt we are considering tomorrow s sport. So our morale is very high and we will do our excellent."

Sarfaraz refused to be drawn on whether or not Australia might be troubled by means of the absence of all-rounder Marcus Stoinis, who has been dominated out with a side pressure.

Australia have summoned any other all-rounder Mitchell Marsh as potential cowl for Stoinis.

"i'm not considering them, what they're thinking in the meanwhile. I'm thinking about my team, so we ll make excellent planning in opposition to them," Sarfaraz said.

Pakistan were left frustrated after their healthy in opposition to Sri Lanka was washed out at Bristol on Friday, leaving them to proportion a factor.

earlier than that, Pakistan had brought their marketing campaign lower back on target with a wonder 14-run win in opposition to tournament favourites England, after a negative defeat on the arms of the West Indies.

With bad climate forecast for Taunton on Wednesday, Sarfaraz stated his team are equipped for a shortened suit.

"first off, we will t manipulate the weather. It s same for both teams. But if the suit is brief, surely the planning is a exchange one," he said.